Media Releases

‘Connections 2014’ hosted by the Spinal Cord Injury Network will mark the launch of an online toolkit for people with chronic pain and spinal cord injury, on 13th October at the Royal Randwick Racecourse in Sydney.

‘Thought control’ will be the hot topic during Dr John Simeral’s Keynote Presentation at the Spinal Cord Injury Network’s highly anticipated Connections 2014 Conference on 13th October at the Royal Randwick Racecourse in Sydney. 

Thousands of Australians are injured at work every year; for many the injury is serious and changes their life forever. Two of Australia’s peak bodies for spinal cord injury, the Spinal Cord Injury Network and the Spinal Research Institute have joined forces to launch an initiative that they hope will dramatically reduce workplace accidents called Pause for Safety.
As part of Spinal Injuries Awareness Week, Dr Peter Batchelor from Austin Health in Melbourne will be talking about the groundbreaking spinal cord injury research study ‘ICED’ at a Queensland Spinal Cord Injury Research Showcase, on Friday 15th November at the Translational Research Institute in Brisbane.
On July 5, CatWalk founder Catriona Williams, Rob Creagh, and Neil Cudby became the first people with tetraplegia to hand cycle 18,000 feet (5,200m) to Everest Base Camp, as part of "The Big Cycle."
CatWalk Founder Catriona Williams, Rob Creagh and Neil Cudby are cycling across the Himalaya from Lhasa in Tibet to Kathmandu in Nepal in a bid to be the first people with tetraplegia to reach Everest Base Camp and raise $1 million for spinal cord injury research.
Spinal Cord Injury Network Ambassador Zoe Cramond encourages others to get behind “THE BIG CYCLE,” an epic cycle from Lhasa in Tibet to Kathmandu in Nepal, in June 2013.
Cricket enthusiasts have the opportunity to get within sledging distance and meet some of the world’s best cricketers at a 2013 IPL T20 home game in India on May 15th 2013, and all for a good cause: spinal cord injury research.
Australasia’s leading agri-professionals will attend Platinum Primary Producers’ (PPP) Group Annual Conference which will host an auction in aid of the CatWalk Trust and the Spinal Cord Injury Network on 10th April 2013.
The late actor Christopher Reeve’s son, Matthew Reeve, will make a Keynote Address at the upcoming Connections 2012 conference held by the Spinal Cord Injury Network at Sydney’s Convention and Exhibition Centre on 13th August 2012.